Public CPR Classes


The McHenry Township Fire Department regularly offers CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), First Aid, and Health Care Provider classes. Group classes are available upon request. We follow American Heart Association guidelines for CPR classes we offer.

 We offer the following classes:

Heartsaver® CPR/AED:

This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills. 

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements

  • $45 (includes book and 2 year completion card)
  • Class length:
    • Adult/Child: 2 hours
    • All ages: 3 hours
  • Perfect for teachers, day care workers, baby sitters, police or other lay rescuers


Heartsaver® First Aid - CPR - AED:

This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

  • $45 (includes book and 2 year completion card)
  • Class length:
    • Adult/Child: 4 - 6 hours
  • In addition to the previously mentioned audience, this class may be used for factory workers to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, boy scouts, girl scouts, and camp leaders

BLS for Healthcare Providers

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

  • $45 (includes book, pocket mask, and 2 year completion card)
  • Class length:
    • 3hours
  • This class meets the requirements for all medical personnel, such as MD, RN, PT, RT, CNA, pre-hospital employees, techs, and students in the healthcare field


Unless noted otherwise, all classes are held at:
Fire Station 2
3710 Johnsburg Road
Johnsburg, IL 60051

 For additional classes in the area:  Area CPR Classes 2017

2017 CPR On-Line Skills Validation Course Dates 


    • Public BLS (Healthcare Provider) - Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
    • Limit six people

    Click Here for CPR Class Registration and Payment 

    If you have questions, please call or email
    District Administrative Office: 815.385.0075 - Monday-Friday - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm